When were the first converse made?

Answer In 1908, Marquis Mills Converse opened the Converse Rubber Shoe Company. Within two years, the company was producing 4,000 shoes every day. In 1917, the Converse All Star, the world's first perform... Read More »

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When were Converse All Stars invented?

Marquis Mills Converse started the Converse rubber shoe company in 1908. During the start of basketball in 1918, Converse created the Converse All Star and partnered with an all-American high schoo... Read More »

Why are converses called chuck taylors?

Chuck Taylors is shorthand for the line of Converse shoes called the Chuck Taylor All Stars, an iconic shoe that was designed for use by basketball players. Converse has sold more than 750 million ... Read More »

How much were the first pair of converse tennis shoes?

Converse first opened its doors in 1908. In 1915 the company introduced the tennis shoe line, costing an average of $1 per pair. By 1957 the Chuck Taylor All-Stars were selling for $3.95 per pair.S... Read More »

When were the first tapestries made?

The first tapestries were made during the Hellenistic era, which lasted between the 323rd and 31st centuries BC. The earliest surviving example of tapestry was found in the Tarim Basin; it dates fr... Read More »